TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 9, 2018 â Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has rescheduled the launch of theÂ Ionospheric Connection ExplorerÂ spacecraft to Oct. 26 following the completion of a fourth flight simulation activity and encapsulation work with aÂ Pegasus rocket, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday.
NASASpaceflight.com reported FridayÂ that Northrop’s innovation systems business is moving forward with final pre-flight processes, including re-mating the Pegasus rocket that will carry the ICON satellite with theÂ Stargazer L-1011 carrier aircraft on Oct. 14 and a NASA launch readiness review on Oct. 24.
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